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Prepare the way of the Lord

Readings and bible notes for 9th - 15th December 2018

Luke 3.1-6

John the Baptist hears God's word and begins a ministry baptizing people as a sign of repentance. His work echoes the prophecy in Isaiah, that there will be a voice crying out to prepare the way of the Lord.

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Call to action

Readings and bible notes for 16th - 22nd December 2018

Luke 3.7-18

John the Baptist shares three kinds of teaching: a warning to the crowds not to rely on their religious pedigree, advice on some simple ways to live justly, and a prophetic promise about the greatness of the one who is to come.

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Rejoice in God our Saviour

Readings and bible notes for 23rd December 2018

Luke 1.39-45(46-55)

Mary and Elizabeth meet and share their understanding of how God will change the world through the birth of Jesus. Elizabeth commends Mary for believing God's promise.

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Spotlight on the manger

Readings and bible notes for 25th December 2018

Luke 2.1-14,(15-20)

Jesus is born in Bethlehem and placed in a manger. Shepherds from the surrounding hills are summoned by angels to visit him.

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